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From Dan Ballance <tzewang.do...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Command line only install of 2.0 (Linux)
Date Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:21:01 GMT
Okay brilliant, yes we are currently only using a single node. I'll take a
look through this now - it looks like exactly what I need. Thank you!

On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 9:17 AM Daniel Munch <dani.munch@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Dan,
>
> in case you're talking about a single-node setup I agree, the
> documentation isn't very clear on that. I recently submitted a pull
> request which should make it more clear, but apparently it didn't make
> it to the site yet:
>
> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-documentation/pull/94/files?short_path=31ac1c6#diff-31ac1c6a7e05dc83bededf911e5b4807
>
> So in a nutshell:
> For a single-node setup, instead of using the wizard, you can also
> manually configure an admin user in the config file like explained in
> http://docs.couchdb.org/en/2.0.0/config/auth.html#server-administrators
>
> Afterwards you have to create the three system databases _users,
> _replicator and _global_changes like explained in the doc. This is
> equivalent to the setup wizard and can be carried out form the command
> line.
>
> Best,
> Daniel
>
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 9:53 AM, Dan Ballance <tzewang.dorje@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > We've started using CouchDB recently and decided to start with your 2.0
> > release. We're really loving the platform so far. We are trying to deploy
> > CouchDB 2.0 with a configuration management application called Salt. I
> have
> > a working configuration that does 99% of the install - although there
> > appear to be a couple of final steps that need to be performed in a web
> > browser which is not ideal from a config management PoV.
> >
> > So here are the final steps I have - please correct me if I am not doing
> > this right. I saw an error in my logs which Googling brought me to this
> > Hacker News thread:
> >
> > https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=12545569
> >
> > The technique proposed seems to work fine. I go to
> > http://hostname:5984/_utils, create an admin account and then proceed to
> > the single server setup which completes the installation of the necessary
> > database tables. So my question is:
> >
> > Is there any way to set up the admin account and trigger the database
> > tables to be created without an administrator visiting the server in a
> web
> > browser?
> >
> > many thanks in advance for your valuable time,
> >
> > Dan Ballance.
>

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